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Access America's News through Newsbank. Find reliable information on any topic.
America's News (NewsBank)

Stay informed on local and national topics from news sources spanning the U.S. including regional papers such as Columbus Dispatch and Akron Beacon Journal, national news magazines like Newsweek, National Review, and The Atlantic, plus transcripts of popular TV and radio news programs.

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Search the Dayton Daily News collection from Newsbank
Dayton Daily News (NewsBank)

Search current and archived issues 1990 through present, with full-color newspaper pages (choose "image" format), full-text articles (choose "text" format) and content only published online.

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Freegal Music

Freegal Music offers access to about 15 million songs,including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. Stream up to 3 hours a day and download up to 3 songs per week.

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Hoopla - instantly borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, comics, and more

Hoopla has eBooks, eAudiobooks, comic books, music, movies and television shows.

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Visit Kanopy: Thoughtful entertainment

More than 30,000 of the world’s best films, award-winning documentaries, hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie films, classics, and world cinema. Stream from any computer, TV, or mobile device using the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. 

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Visit Kanopy Kids
Kanopy- Kids

Kanopy offers children’s programming with Kanopy Kids, including educational and engaging videos for children of all ages that promote positive social and emotional development and inspire creativity. Kanopy has partnered with Common Sense Media™ to provide developmentally appropriate age ratings for videos on Kanopy Kids.

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Get library access to LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. Professional development, web design, marketing, coding and software skills, audio recording and editing, photography, and more.

Formerly Lynda.com

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Access LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com
Lynda.com- see LinkedIn Learning

Lynda.com has changed to LinkedIn Learning

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Access the New York Times
New York Times online

Free, unlimited access to the New York Times articles online. Redeem the code in the link below to gain unlimited access for 24 hours. Registering for a free New York Times account is required.

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Access Northstar Digital Literacy
Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy is a self-directed assessment and learning tool that covers a variety of technology scenarios for anyone looking to improve their skills with computers, software, or technology. It comes complete with short lessons and practice exercises to improve skills on a number of common computer topics.

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Ohio Digital Library

​Ohio Digital Library offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and streaming video. From a mobile device, access this content using the Libby app from Overdrive.

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Wall Street Journal online
Wall Street Journal

3-day pass to Wall Street Journal online. Click the button below, enter your library card number and PIN*, and create a free WSJ account or sign into an existing WSJ account.**

After 3 days, simply come back and activate another pass using the same WSJ account.

*Access is for Wright Library cardholders only; sign-on credentials may not be shared.
** You must either create a wsj.com account or log in to your existing account.

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